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Meet the Exhibitor: Meet Marlene’s Folk Art

Who is exhibiting at the 44th Annual Society of Decorative Painters International Conference & Expo in San Diego this June? Over the past few weeks, we’ve been featuring the companies that are exhibiting right here on the SDP Blog! Make sure you get an Expo ticket so you can see their latest products and shop their Expo specials, June 9-11 at the Town and Country Resort.

Today we’re featuring Certified Decorative Artist Marlene Kreutz’s business, Marlene’s Folk Art! Marlene will be in booth #501.

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Marlene has been exhibiting at the Society of Decorative Painters International Conference & Expo for many years. This year, she’ll have over 80 of her acrylic packets and would love to have you stop by her booth to check them out.

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“I’m really excited about releasing my new book, ‘Marlene’s Happy Tangles’”, says Marlene. “This book includes some of my ink and pencil designs, with the addition of colored pencil. Try this new technique, and check out my other products; I have a couple other books and all the supplies you need to get you started.”

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Meet the Artist: Meet Veronica Fernandez

Issue #2 of the 2016 The Decorative Painter magazine is in the mail and is being sent to all current members of the Society of Decorative Painters! Over the next few weeks, we’ll introduce you to the artists in the upcoming issue and share the inspiration behind their finished projects.

Today we meet Veronica Fernandez and get a preview of her project, “Owl-Birds of Prey”!

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Veronica was born in Argentina. For 10 years she has been an active decorative painter, starting when she was just eight years old. Currently, she is the owner, director and teacher for her art gallery, Veronikarte, located in Asuncion, Paraguay. She also teaches at seminars, conferences and workshops in countries throughout South America.

If you have any questions about Veronica’s project, you can email her at veronicafernandez1972@hotmail.com.

Can’t wait for your magazine to arrive in the mail? Login to the member only section of our website to access the digital version and start Veronica’s project today!

Meet the Exhibitor: Meet Gayle’s Art Enterprises

Who is exhibiting at the 44th Annual Society of Decorative Painters International Conference & Expo in San Diego this June? Over the next few weeks, we’ll be featuring the companies that are exhibiting right here on the SDP Blog! Make sure you get an Expo ticket so you can see their latest products and shop their Expo specials, June 9-11 at the Town and Country Resort.

Today we’re featuring Master Decorative Artist Gayle Oram’s business, Gayle’s Art Enterprises. Gayle will be in booth #500. Keep reading to learn why you should attend and stop by her booth!

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Why should attendees stop by your booth at the SDP Expo?
If you need a special gift, I have beautiful, hand-panted plates, boxes, clocks and more, with European flowers and a number of Rosemailing styles.

What products are you most excited about featuring at the SDP Expo?
Hand-painted, useable teakettles are my specialty. Check out my correspondence courses if you need help with strokes and styles.

Are you having show-special discounts at your booth?
Every attendee who makes a purchase of over $25 will receive a free pattern!

What is something that our attendees might not know about your company?
Consignment orders are welcome.

Is there anything else our attendees should know?
Earlier in the week on Tuesday, June 7, I will be teaching an acrylic class, Double-Beaded Bowl with Telemark (0085). If you’re participating in the Conference program, sign up for my class to make this elegant bowl.

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